Today, the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) submitted its white paper, Evolving Preferences – Consumer Preferences Tilting Towards Mobile Broadband, to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for consideration in its annual inquiry into the deployment of advanced telecommunications capability. IIA’s filing shows that consumers now view fixed and mobile broadband service as essentially the same. IIA believes it is now time for the FCC to recognize that mobile and fixed broadband services are “functional substitutes.” This will modernize the FCC’s approach to reporting to Congress on broadband deployment to reflect current consumer preferences.

Filed 09/17/2018